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Articles from the November 27, 2012 edition

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 By Journal Staff    News    November 27, 2012

Home Grown Teachers

Andy Marks - Social Studies “There is always something else out there to be learned. Whether that is trying new foods or trying different ideas, I want my students to be lifelong...

 
 By Ronnie Mcbrayer    Columns    November 27, 2012

Keeping the Faith:

One of my favorite Brennan Manning quotes is about heaven, but only indirectly. It’s more about how to best live our lives today. Manning says, “Heaven will be filled with preschoolers. No adults will be allowed admittance.” Brennan...

 
 By Lisa Finley    Columns    November 27, 2012

Threshold of gain

A small kindergarten student recently complained to me that it was dark in the bathroom and he was scared to enter. I took his hand, opened the bathroom door, and demonstrated that he needed to take the initial step over the threshold in order for...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 27, 2012

Prevent heater fires this Fall and Winter

It’s that time of year when we start noticing the season is changing. Leaves are falling, weather is cooler, and the days are getting shorter. It’s also that time of year when we start...

 
 By Pam Stevens    News    November 27, 2012

Police Chief Celori, city finalizes separation agreement

After over a decade of service Lake Stevens Police Chief Randy Celori has signed a separation agreement with the City of Lake Stevens. Mayor Vern Little, Councilmember John Spencer and City...

 
 By Journal Staff    News    November 27, 2012

2013 calendar gives local dogs celebrity status

Every year Workman Publishing receives thousands of entries for their annual pet calendars. The pages of the calendar are filled with the cutest pets around. Two Lake Stevens residents, both dogs,...

 
 By Pam Stevens    Opinions    November 27, 2012

Celebrating a season of gratitude

Over the past week many of us sat around the table and expressed thanks for different things we have in our lives. Family, friends, freedom and God all made the list around our table. But what does...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 27, 2012

Soul to Sole collecting winter shoes, boots

The weather is turning cold quickly and to help those in our area in need of warm footwear Soul to Sole is currently collecting gently used or new shoes and boots. Shoes will be donated to local homeless shelters and Sanctuary Ministries. All sizes...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 27, 2012

Senior Center holding relaxation workshop

A relaxation destress workshop, will be offered at the LSSC, and is set for Wednesday, December 5, at 11 a.m. Learn how to refresh, renew, recharge, with simple relaxation techniques, set to music, and taught by Louise Fellows.Donation of $1 for...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 27, 2012

Santa’s Cause is coming to town

This Saturday, Dec. 1 from noon until 2:30 p.m. the public is invited to receive free Santa photos with a personalized letter from Santa, along with hot cocoa, compliments of local business sponsors...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 27, 2012

Local church holds Christmas concert

The Marysville Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presents, “Come Adore Him,” a musical celebration of the birth of our Savior. The concert will take place on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. in the chapel at 10120 Chapel...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 27, 2012

L.S. seniors offering pancake breakfast

The December pancake breakfast offering pancakes, sausage and eggs, served with juice or fruit and coffee, is planned for Saturday, December 8 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the LSSC, 2302 Soper Hill RD., LS. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 27, 2012

First annual Fallen Officer Food Drive

In a joint effort with multiple other law enforcement agencies, the Lake Stevens Police Department is accepting food and cash donations on behalf of the Snohomish County Volunteers of America. The food and money will be used to assist the VOA in...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 27, 2012

Creating holidays for at-risk and homeless youth

“All I really want is a nice outfit for my son to wear to church”, one of Cocoon’s Teen Parent clients said to us. Each night over 300 teens are living on the streets in Snohomish County without a warm and safe place to sleep. They...

 
 By Journal Staff    Entertainment    November 27, 2012

9th annual Tips for Firefighters

“Tips for Firefighters” is an annual event put on by your local firefighters and Ixtapa Restaurant. Lake Stevens Firefighter Local 3235 will help host the tables and collect extra tips at...

 
 By Staff    Lights & Sirens    November 27, 2012

Lights and Sirens for November 28th 2012

Obstruction / False Statement, 11/11/12, 500 block of SR 9 NE A 45-year-old male was arrested for Obstructing, False Statement to a Public Servant and Warrant Service. Officers were dispatched to a suspicious circumstance. The officers made contact...